Hello, I have two users who when printing get the following error: Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow One user gets it when printing. Error when printing Office docs post-Outlook install. ERROR: invalidfont OFFENDING COMMAND: xshow. After installing Outlook When printing a PDF Image file or PDF Searchable Image file to extra page is printed that contains an “Offending Command” error message.
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Oftentimes a new version of Acrobat would break printing to a certain printer, and it was not because of a bug in Acrobat, but would require shoq new driver from the printer manufacturer to deal with the new “flavor” of PostScript.
John E Fredricks Replied on September 2, This is the postscript file generated for page 2 of the document that wouldn’t print for me using the Lexmark C printer driver.
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A PostScript error Invalidfont can show up for a number of reasons but such errors are obviously always font related. I have Acrobat vXI. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. You can not post a blank message. Dell Laser Printer n PS3.
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Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow
Here is the problem with PostScript and old printers or old printer drivers: PostScript fonts are small PostScript programs and a rich source of errors.
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Are you using a network printer? Oddly, it only affected some people in the office. Invalidfont errors can occur when a file contains an invalid font name or dictionary or a corrupted or improperly formed font dictionary. I’ve been having this problem with a job application my son was trying to download.
Should I blame the printer for not supporting cff fonts, or am I missing something? I’m not sure which did the trick but now everyone can print to invakidfont printer.
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Can anyone tell me how to create or change my PDFs so anyone can print them anywhere? Switching from Level 3 to Level 2 is actually what I would have recommended, so you’ve already done the right thing to get this document to print. Besides not using such fonts, there are two possible solutions for this problem:.
January 12, at 2: I know first hand of a number of instances where an update to Adobe Acrobat caused problems on our office multi-functional devices running the Adobe PS interpreter. I have the same question Show 1 Likes 1.
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I have now a problem with a ps file on a Cmmand mono printer. Please enter a title. April 11, at 7: April 13, at 4: For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command findfont: However, I deselected the “Rely on system fonts only June 25, at 8: I now have a few more steps to my end-of-cycle checklist but it shouldn’t happen again.
Would you recommend making Adobe the default instead of Preview? The last of these was probably 8 or 9 years ago, and I am extrapolating and assuming that the same kind of problems are still being triggered feee – even tough I don’t see them anymore because I now work in a different environment.
The Printer is a of Toshiba Estudios model, though I don’t believe its the culprit since only two people are affected. I mention that the ps file contains cff fonts. June 27, at commwnd You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.